The Gospel & The Resurrection

1Cor 15 There is an old hymn titled “Victory in Jesus” which tells the gospel story. It tells us that the greatest gift that God has given to us. Paul reminded the Corinthians that it was Jesus in the flesh that lived, died, and was resurrected on the third day according to the scriptures. Without […]

The Resurrection Proves…

Luke 24, John 20-21 Imagine being in the very presence of the risen Lord on that first resurrection day. Imagine being the first witnesses to his resurrection! The gospel writers note it was not the disciples but the women and the two on the road to Emmaus, to whom He revealed Himself. The women came […]

Are You Living in Death Valley?

Ezekiel 37 God’s love is beyond our ability to comprehend but the evidence is before us and is clearly seen in creation. But, often our eyes are focused on the “valley of dry bones,” our Death Valley. We say “I know God can do anything, “but in the next breath we say “I fail to […]

Out of the Nowhere into the Fray

Do you present Christ only for it to fall on deaf ears? Then this story of Elijah is for you! Please take time to read the whole story. 1Kings 17 – 19 How often have you wondered when God was going to work and when He did, you can’t fathom how it all happened? Such is […]

Recognizing the Risen Christ

As we read this last chapter in Luke we wonder why he did not focus on just the beauty of the resurrection. Dr. Luke is drawing us into these real life scenes that we might relate as to why there are those today who also cannot understand the resurrection and see how God is at […]

Are We Looking?

Mark opened his gospel with these words “The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God” and ended with “You are looking for Jesus the Nazarene, who was crucified. He is risen! He is not here.” Mark is saying to his readers, you began searching for the Messiah and now I tell […]

The Resurrected Christ…A View from Matthew 28

A journey with the Apostle Matthew has taken us on a circuitous route, or sinuous if you like. It has been fraught with danger, and filled with expectation of what lay beyond the next bend. We have journeyed in and out of Israel, found those who are faithful and those who are not. It is […]